World's toughest fixes

Format: DVD 2009
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Takes on some of the most dangerous, unique and oversized repair jobs in the world. Whether dangling from ropes hunderds of feet in the air or diving beneath a bridge with a shaky foundation. Combines the real-life drama of big fixes with state-of-the-art CGI animation. Illustrates in detail the high-tech tools and techniques used to engineer solutions and salvage projects on a scale few of us can comprehend.
Disc 1: 38 ton engine
Boeing 767
Nuclear turbine. Disc 2: Cruise ship engine
High-voltage power line
Giant telescope. Disc 3: 2,000-foot tower
Alaska oil pipeline
Bridge quick fix
Mississippi River fix.

Additional Information
Subjects Maintenance.
Engines -- Maintenance and repair.
Airplanes -- Maintenance and repair.
Turbines -- Maintenance and repair.
Electric lines -- Maintenance and repair.
Telescopes -- Maintenance and repair.
Towers -- Maintenance and repair.
Pipelines -- Maintenance and repair.
Bridges -- Maintenance and repair.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Publisher [Washington, D.C.] :National Geographic,2009
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles World's toughest fixes (Television program)
World's toughest fixes collection
Contributors Riley, Sean.
National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Participants/Performers Host: Sean Riley.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes on the National Geographic Channel.
Contains 10 episodes from the series.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital.
Description 3 videodiscs (460 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781426294464
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